Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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This unique book is the first to contain a comprehensive history of industrial and organizational psychology, covering numerous topics in the discipline. The history presented offers various perspectives, including the contributions of individuals, organizations, and contextual or situational forces, as well as an international viewpoint. The authors, all highly regarded experts in their respective topics, use a range of approaches to examine history, demonstrating to readers that there are multiple ways to understand history. This volume will be of interest to industrial and organizational psychologists, business and management academics and professionals, historians of psychology, business, science and science and technology, undergraduate, and graduate students.For example, the Institute for Applied Psychology and General Psychological Research was founded near Berlin in 1906 to carry ... (in Berlin from 1918) studied work tasks, carried out job analyses, and developed applications of aptitude tests. ... Saxon Railway Company and the General Electric Company of Germany) were by then applying psychometric procedures in ... Psycho- logical aspects of working methods were of particular interest in German engineering schools, creatinganbsp;...

Title:Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Author:Laura L. Koppes
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2014-02-04


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